ultrahigh frequency

ultrahigh frequency

noun Radio.
any frequency between 300 and 3000 megahertz. Abbreviation: UHF, uhf

Origin:
1935–40

ultrahigh-frequency, adjective
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ultrahigh frequency (ˈʌltrəˌhaɪ)
 
n
UHF a radio-frequency band or radio frequency lying between 3000 and 300 megahertz

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ultrahigh frequency

conventionally defined portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, encompassing radiations having a wavelength between 0.1 and 1 m and a frequency between 3,000 and 300 megahertz. UHF signals are used extensively in televison broadcasting. UHF waves typically carry televison signals on channels 14 through 83.

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